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  • Where There Are Asians, There Are Rice Cookersby Yoshiko Nakano

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2009; US$ 36.00

    This is the first English-language book to focus on the electric rice cooker and the impact it has had on the lives of Asian people. This account of the rice cooker's globalization aims to move away from Japan-centric perspectives on how "Made in Japan" products made it big in the global marketplace, instead choosing to emphasize the... more...

  • Cash For Your Trashby Carl Zimring

    Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 23.95

    In Cash for Your Trash , Carl A. Zimring provides a fascinating history of scrap recycling, from colonial times to the present. Integrating findings from archival, industrial, and demographic records, and moving beyond the environmental developments that have shaped modern recycling enterprises, Zimring offers a unique cultural and economic... more...

  • Fashion Accessoriesby Entrepreneur magazine

    Entrepreneur Press 2012; US$ 49.00

    A billion-dollar industry, fashion accessories offer a world of business possibilities for stylish entrepreneurs like you! From jewelry and handbags to scarves and hats, Entrepreneur covers the hottest accessories businesses within the flourishing fashion industry. Learn how to create and sell your own accessories, buy wholesale accessories for resale,... more...

  • Fashion Marketing: Contemporary Issuesby Tony Hines; Margaret Bruce

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    'Fashion Marketing' is a book of key chapter contributions from renowned academics and practitioners that addresses many of the contemporary issues facing one of the world's largest and most global of industries. With international contributions from the UK, USA and China, 'Fashion Marketing' covers all of the key themes and issues of this area,... more...

  • The Linen Trade Ancient and Modernby A.J. Warden

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00

    First Published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Reinventing Giantsby Bill Fischer; Umberto Lago; Fang Liu

    Wiley 2013; US$ 27.95

    A compelling profile of an emerging Chinese competitor Chinese firms are reinventing their business models, their corporate cultures, and themselves, becoming global competitors who increasingly offer knowledge rather than cheap labour in their quest to join the ranks of the "world's best" companies. This book offers a compelling profile of the most... more...

  • From Minos to Midasby Brendan Burke

    Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 30.00

    Textile production was of greater value and importance to people in the past than any other social craft activity: everyone depended on cloth. As with other craft goods, such as pottery, metal objects, or ivory carving, the large-scale production and exchange of textiles required specialization and some degree of centralization. This book takes an... more...

  • World Textile Industryby John Singleton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 210.00

    This book analyzes the competitive forces which dominate this major sector, and traces how the nature of competition has evolved during the last two hundred years. Through an analysis of key factors, including demand, related and supporting industries, firm strategy, structure and national rivalry, chance and government policy, the author explains... more...

  • Fashioning Globalisationby Maureen Molloy; Wendy Larner

    Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95

    Drastic changes in the career aspirations of women in the developed world have resulted in a new, globalised market for off-the-peg designer clothes created by independent artisans. This book reports on a phenomenon that seems to exemplify the twin imperatives of globalisation and female emancipation. A major conceptual contribution to the literatures... more...

  • Die Motivation deutscher Aufsichtsräteby Christian Jünger

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Zahlreiche Unternehmenskrisen und Bilanzskandale der jungsten Vergangenheit haben dazu gefuhrt, dass neben Vorstanden auch verstarkt Aufsichtsrate in den Mittelpunkt der Kritik geraten sind. Dabei wird ihnen vorgeworfen, ihrer Kontrollaufgabe nur unzureichend nachzukommen. Um ein Agieren der Aufsichtsrate im Interesse der Aktionare zu gewahrleisten,... more...